[Update: Jun. 12, 2021] Yelp app & website down or not working? You ain't alone

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on September 17, 2019) follows:

Yelp down or not working? Well well, you ain’t the only one trying to figure out the reason. There are many others encountering the same problem with Yelp app (and some with the website too) – an online directory combined with social networking as well as user reviews.

Here’s how some of the complainants word the issue across micro-blogging site Twitter:

I’m so upset with @Yelp why are you down!☹️

@Yelp is your website down or routine maintenance? App affected as well.

So @yelp is down and I’m panicking ?

Here’s what users get to see on accessing the website (left image) and app (rigt image):


A quick look at Down detector, the service that gives information about outages, shows the service is indeed encountering a glitch in some regions of the US (as can be seen in the image below).

Yelp outage

We are keeping a continuous tab on all related developments and will update this page with all relevant info.

Update 1 (June 12, 2021)

IST 09:12 am: Users have recently begun to complain about Yelp app and website going down. What’s more frustrating is that it is down on a Friday night.

Check out how users are reacting to it.

Not Yelp being down and I’m trying to order takeout (Source)

Wow. @yelp is having a rough night.
I’m sure there are plenty of restaurant owners pissed off with the outage. (Source)

Famous Down Detector also confirms the outage. We hope the company quickly fixes this before users begin to checkout from other apps.

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